Apr 25, 2016

Nepal begins reconstruction of quake-damaged heritage sites

Nepal’s prime minister has announced the start of reconstruction of heritage sites in the capital that were damaged by an earthquake that devastated the country one year ago. Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli offered prayers Monday at the 17th century Anantapur temple, which was ...

Apr 22, 2016

Looters ransack empty homes and an inn after Kumamoto quake

In the aftermath of the powerful earthquakes that struck Kyushu, evacuated homes and other buildings have fallen prey to burglars, officials of the National Police Agency said Thursday. With as many as 89,000 people still taking shelter at evacuation facilities in Kumamoto Prefecture amid ...

Apr 22, 2016

Kumamoto sets up shelter for quake-affected foreign nationals

Following the recent series of strong earthquakes in Kyushu, the Kumamoto Municipal Government has set up a shelter for foreign nationals that can offer related information about the disaster in English, Korean and Chinese. The shelter, created at the Kumamoto City International Center in ...